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Labour May 30, 1835 p. 3, col. 4

John Murray will employ 20 journeyman shoemakers.

British Whig
Labour June 9, 1835 p. 2, col. 3

Riots by raftsmen in Bytown.

British Whig
Labour June 9, 1835 p. 2, col. 5

Report of dispute between labourers and contractors on the Cornwall canal. A company of the 24th Regiment was sent there. Report that Sheriff McDonell was beaten up.

British Whig
Labour June 19, 1835 p. 1, col. 3

The house of J. Murray, shoe manufacturer, was daubed. The editor believes it was done by his journeymen a result of their wages having been decreased.

British Whig
Labour June 27, 1835 p. 3, col. 2, 3

Letter criticizing complaints by Kingston mechanics re the Kingston penitentiary.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour June 3, 1835 p. 1, col. 1

Report of an "outrage" committed on the premises of the British Wh., presumably by journeymen shoemakers in revenge for reportage of the vandalism at Murray's.

British Whig
Labour Aug. 14, 1835 p. 1, col. 4

Three labourers were killed when clearing the location where a fire had been near the premises of Peter McGill & Co. of Montreal. The dead were Francois Aumier, Michael Lavoye, Hypolite Senecal.

British Whig
Labour Sept. 16, 1835 p. 3, col. 4

Notice by master shoemakers of Toronto that to prevent importation of shoes they will guarantee employment to 80 to 100 journeyman apprentices.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour Sept. 18, 1835 p. 1, col. 4

Report that there is a scarcity of carpenters and joiners in Kingston.

British Whig
Labour Oct. 17, 1835 p. 3, col. 2

Notice by journeyman boot and shoemakers that their strike in Toronto is continuing.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour Nov. 10, 1835 p. 3, col. 5

H. Haight wishes to hire 3 or 4 journeyman saddlers and a lad aged 12 to 14.

British Whig
Labour Nov. 20, 1835 p. 3, col. 5

John Oliphant's ad. for new cloth. He wishes to hire four coatmakers.

British Whig
Labour Jan. 30, 1836 p. 1, col. 6; p. 2, col. 1

Ref. to immigration, fear expressed that newcomer labour is a threat to employment.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour May 23, 1836 p. 2, col. 6

Letter debating whether a single man has a greater right to perform statute labour than a married one.

British Whig
Labour Apr. 20, 1836 p. 2, col. 5

Reference to the use of the strike by the journeyman bakers of Montreal.

British Whig
Labour Apr. 30, 1836 p. 3, col. 5

Labourers wanted at public works at Oswego. Notice by R.C. Smead, J.B. Edwards, John McNair.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour May 14, 1836 p. 3, col. 2

Item blaming the high cost of labour in the province on its dependence on the United States and Great Britain for manufactured goods.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour May 28, 1836 p. 2, col. 4

Meeting of Kingston mechanics at the Duke of York Inn. Secretary, Peter Rea. Chairman, Donald Urquhart. Criticism of competition from penitentiary labour. Ref. to the following who attended: Peter McDonald, David Nicholson, Wm. Andrews, Daniel McMillan, George Hay, Antoine Busseau, Wm. Ferguson.

Kingston Chronicle
Labour June 2, 1836 p. 2, col. 5

Notice to mechanics and labourers re an ad. stating that work was available in Kingston. Thirty seven mechanics including Wm. Andrews, Patrick Sweeny and D. McMullen wish that the ad. were true but say that it is false.

British Whig
Labour June 9, 1836 p. 3, col. 1

The British Whig editor complains that the Kingston mechanics voted for C.A. Hagerman.

British Whig
Labour June 15, 1836 p. 3, col. 1

Kingston Penitentiary meeting re competition: from prison labour held by Kingston mechanic. George H. Oliver, chairman, John Cullen.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour June 18, 1836 p. 2, col. 4

Letter objects to criticism by Kingston tradesmen against the Kingston Penitentiary.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour June 17, 1826 p. 3, col. 5

Notice that Barton Phillips's apprentice Geo. Marsh aged 18 ran away.

British Whig
Labour June 23, 1836 p. 2, col. 4

Ref. to journeymen tailors of New York, convicted of conspiracy against their masters.

British Whig
Labour June 23, 1836 p. 3, col. 3

The Kingston mechanics have elected John Vincent ("Dirty Jack") as a printer for their organization.

British Whig
Labour June 29, 1836 p. 2, col. 2, 3

"Scraper" responds to letter from "Plain Man" defending the mechanics of Kingston.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour Sept. 30, 1836 p. 2, col. 1, 2

Article on competition against free mechanics caused by Kingston Penitentiary labour, entitled "The Monster".

British Whig
Labour Oct. 7, 1836 p. 1, col. 5, 6

Article on competition against free mechanics caused by Kingston Penitentiary labour, entitled "The Monster".

British Whig
Labour Oct. 7, 1836 p. 3, col. 4

Poem to T__k R__d, re penitentiary labour, beginning "Shall Kingston tradesmen be forgot and rogues be well supplied".

British Whig
Labour Oct. 8, 1836 p. 3, col. 1

E. Hurd, Demorestville, Upper Canada, wants to hire a clothier.

Chronicle and Gazette

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